Archives: Street and Sidewalks

5 Reasons Every Town Needs a Capital Improvement Plan

Imagine a city spending money to refurbish its deteriorated streets. They look beautiful and move people smoothly and efficiently around town. Now, imagine the city digging up those streets only two years later to replace water pipes buried below. There’s a buzz around town, with residents asking city officials why their newly repaired streets (that … Read More

Infrastructure Week: Making life more comfortable and predictable

It’s Infrastructure Week – a week dedicated to spotlighting our nation’s roads, pipes, bridges, dams, water towers, street lights, power plants, electrical grids, sewer treatment and more. It’s the stuff that makes our 21st century American lives as comfortable and predictable – indeed, as “civil” – as they are. Because things “work” – the lights … Read More

Form can follow function in municipal projects

City infrastructure projects are generally driven by functional needs. Asphalt streets are cracking. Pipes are leaking or infiltrating. Stoplights are antiquated and require too much maintenance. Residents’ lives are affected and the issues need fixing. It’s normal wear and tear, but can a community use these projects as an opportunity to build a more beautiful, … Read More

How Moore Engineering helped local communities achieve Safe Routes to School

Does your family use the daily walk to school as an opportunity to exercise and spend time outdoors? If your school lacks a continuous, safe path to the school zone, your opportunity might be limited. It is not uncommon, especially for new schools, to lack sufficient paths and crossings necessary for every student to have … Read More